The Princeton Neuroscience Institute is looking for a Research Specialist II to provide laboratory administration and technical support in our new Viral and Genetic Neuroengineering Lab. The research specialist should have strong technical skills, experience with biosafety level 2 (BSL2) cell culture, recombinant virus construction (AAV, Herpesvirus, Lentivirus), fluorescent microscopy, PCR, cloning, western blot, bacterial transformation and cell transfection. Responsibilities include help with research on new viral tools, maintaining laboratory stocks, documents, protocols, overseeing equipment use and repair and other lab maintenance as required. This position has the high probability of turning into a regular term position with the possibility of renewal based upon performance and continued funding.
Maintain tissue culture cell lines, grow and concentrate viral stocks, clone and prepare plasmids for viral production
Maintain laboratory stocks, protocols, oversee equipment use and repair, and other lab maintenance as required